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Modernism and Aesthetics

Saturday, January 12, 2013 - 1:12pm
Emerging Modernisms: Digital Modernism Collective

Call for Submissions: Modernism and Aesthetics
Emerging Modernisms: A Digital Modernisms Collective seeks contributions to an online journal relating to the broad topics of Modernism and Aesthetics. The purpose of Emerging Modernisms is to create a space for critical conversation, rigorous reading and collaborative discussion for emerging and established scholars of literary Modernism by taking innovative approaches to canonical Modernist texts and engaging with current debates in the field.

CFP Images of Children in Media

Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 10:42pm
Red Feather Journal

Red Feather Journal (, an online, peer-reviewed, international and interdisciplinary journal of children's visual culture, is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2013 issue (deadline March 20, 2013).

Silent Spring: Chemical, Biological and Technological Visions of the Post-1945 Environment - March 1 & June 2013

Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 6:14am
University of York & Birkbeck, University of London

Postgraduate Funding Opportunity

Silent Spring: Chemical, Biological and Technological Visions of the Post-1945 Environment

An AHRC collaborative skills project hosted by the Centre for Modern Studies, University of York and Birkbeck, University of London

A number of travel bursaries are available for postgraduates and early career researchers to participate in this project, which uses Rachel Carson's Silent Spring to explore the relationship between arts and science research through two workshops in 2013.

Workshop 1

Friday 1st March 2013

Humanities Research Centre, University of York, BS/008

Deadline for Travel Bursary Applications: Monday 28th January 2013, 5:30pm

Workshop 2

[REMINDER] Victorian Play(s): Excess and Expression

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 7:46pm
Victorian Studies Assoc. of Ontario

The VSAO executive invites proposals for 20-minute papers to be presented at the Association's 46th annual conference on 27 April 2013. The conference theme will be "Victorian Play(s): Excess and Expression." The venue will be Glendon College, York University, Toronto.

Call For Participants to Build a PLOS-style Model for the Humanities and Social Sciences

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 3:13pm
Martin Paul Eve, University of Lincoln

For quite some time, I have been interested in/incensed by the scholarly publication system; the exclusions, iniquities and absurdities of it can be clearly seen from only a brief survey of the economic field. I have watched with despair as the sciences have made projects work while the humanities and social sciences have almost sleepwalked into a disaster. The Finch Report published in the UK and accepted by the government will wreak havoc on our modus operandi and work to stratify an already split field.

[UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture: Into the Void, March 29-30, 2013

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 1:53pm
University of Iowa

The 13th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference
"Into the Void"
March 29-30, 2012
University of Iowa

***DEADLINE EXTENDED to February 8, 2013***

But in the midst of the long row there hangs a canvas which differs from the others. . . . on this one plate no name is inscribed, and the linen within the frame is snow-white from corner to corner, a blank page.
— Isak Dinesen, "The Blank Page"

Shakespeare in Global/Local Contexts

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 9:18pm
The Shakespeare Association of Korea

November 1-2, 2013
Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

The Shakespeare Association of Korea invites papers exploring topics and issues of "Shakespeare in Global/Local Contexts" for its 2013 international conference to be held on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of its foundation. The conference aims to bring together scholars, actors, directors, and teachers of Shakespeare to discuss academic, theatrical, and pedagogical issues of Shakespeare in global/local contexts. Topics of discussion may include (but not restricted to):
Adaptation/ Appropriation
Performance/ Stage History and Reception/ Dramaturgy
Teaching Methods
Politics/ Religion/ Ethics
Feminism/ Postcolonialism

Surface/ Depth

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 7:29pm
Philament - The University of Sydney Journal of the Arts and Culture

Issue 19: Surface/Depth

'There are no beautiful surfaces without a terrible depth.'
- Friedrich Nietzsche

'The world thereby momentarily loses its depth and threatens to become a glossy skin, a stereoscopic illusion, a rush of filmic images without density. But is this now an terrifying or an exhilarating experience?''
- Fredric Jameson

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture affiliated with the University of Sydney, invites postgraduate students and early-career scholars to submit academic papers and creative works for a forthcoming issue on the theme of Surface/Depth. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

"Negotiation & Renegotiation" Graduate Student Conference, March 1-2, 2013

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 1:40pm
IU Department of French & Italian

This conference will examine the themes of Negotiation and Renegotiation in any area of French or Italian Studies. We shall examine such questions as: How do authors negotiate between seemingly
conflicting themes or positions? How do texts negotiate between genres, periods, and styles? How do speakers negotiate meaning within and across languages/dialects? How do language learners negotiate acquisition?